The Adventures of Robin Hood
The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV. It stars Richard Greene as the outlaw Robin Hood and Alan Wheatley as his nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The show followed the legendary character Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest and the surrounding vicinity. While some episodes dramatised the traditional Robin Hood tales, most episodes were original dramas created by the show's writers and producers.The programme was produced by Sapphire Films Ltd for ITC Entertainment, was filmed at Nettlefold Studios with some location work, and was the first of many pre-filmed shows commissioned by Lew Grade. In 1954, Grade was approached by American producer Hannah Weinstein to finance a series of 39 half hour episodes, at a budget of £10,000 an episode, of a series she wished to make called 'The Adventures of Robin Hood', for which she had already signed Richard Greene to the project as Robin Hood and been given the backing of US distribution company, Official Films Inc, who were confident of selling it to the US market. Grade was so impressed by her proposal that he agreed immediately to back the series, hoping to make large profits by selling programmes to the lucrative American market. In the UK, the series premiered on ATV London, on Sunday 25 September 1955 the US premiere was on Monday 26 September 1955 by CBS, ATV Midlands began the series on Friday 17 February 1956, the series had a staggered start across the other regions from 1956-1961 as the ITV regional stations came on-air for the first time in the UK. The series was shot on 35mm film to provide the best possible picture quality, and had fade-outs where US commercials were intended to slot in.The Adventures of Robin Hood featuring Richard Greene and Archie Duncan has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, free on Tubi TV, streaming with subscription on Best TV Ever (Via Prime Video), and 1 other. It's an action & adventure and children show with 143 episodes over 4 seasons. The Adventures of Robin Hood is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9 (580 votes).
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37 episodes (26%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV).
143 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Best Ever).
138 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.